On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Dale, New Zealand born actor (Neighbours), born in Dunedin, New Zealand
  • Andy Roberts, New Zealand cricketer (NZ batsman 1976), born in Te Aroha, New Zealand (d. 1989)
  • Ben Masters, American actor (Vic-Another World, Making Mr Right), born in Corvalis, Oregon
  • Martha Nussbaum, American philosopher, born in New York City
  • Sandra Fisher, American painter, born in New York City (d. 1994)
1947 Highlights

About May 6, 1947

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 5 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus